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1956 Northwestern Wildcats Stats

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Record: 4-4-1, .500 W-L% (53rd of 111)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ara Parseghian (4-4-1)

PS/G: 11.9 (89th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 12.4 (42nd of 111)
SRS: 8.57 (32nd of 111) ▪ SOS: 8.24 (18th of 111)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 9 3.7 10.0 36.7 47.3 48.7 187.1 3.8
Defense 9 6.7 12.4 53.6 87.9 52.7 188.1 3.6
Difference -3.0 -2.4 -16.9 -40.6 0.0 -4.0 -1.0 +0.2 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Jack Ellis 19 44 43.2 248 5.6 5
2 Dale Pienta 14 43 32.6 178 4.1 3
3 Bob McKeiver 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 1

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bob McKeiver 115 592 5.1 14 171 12.2 0 129 763 5.9 0
2 Edward Quinn 94 358 3.8 94 358 3.8 0
3 Jack Ellis 68 121 1.8 68 121 1.8 0
4 Willmer Fowler 63 304 4.8 63 304 4.8 0
5 Charles Jerasa 52 181 3.5 1 1 1.0 0 53 182 3.4 0
6 Dale Pienta 13 4 0.3 13 4 0.3 0
7 James Thompson 12 46 3.8 1 2 2.0 0 13 48 3.7 0
8 Larry Van Dusen 7 25 3.6 1 51 51.0 1 8 76 9.5 1
9 Frank Jeske 7 19 2.7 7 19 2.7 0
10 Sam Johnson 6 31 5.2 6 31 5.2 0
11 George Gondek 1 3 3.0 1 3 3.0 0
12 Ben Napolski 8 83 10.4 0 8 83 10.4 0
13 Clifford Peart 6 99 16.5 2 6 99 16.5 2
14 Dick Moser 2 19 9.5 0 2 19 9.5 0